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James O'Barr

James O'Barr was born on January 1, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for The Crow (1994), The Crow: City of Angels (1996) and The Crow: Salvation (2000). See full bio »
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  The Crow (comic book series and comic strip) (announced)
 2010 Frame 137 (Short) (comic book and characters)
 2005 The Crow: Wicked Prayer (comic book series and comic strip The Crow)
 2000 The Crow: Salvation (comic book series - comic strip)
 1998 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (TV Series) (comic book series and comic strip)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (comic book series and comic strip)
 1994 The Crow (comic book series and comic strip)
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 1994 The Crow
Robber (uncredited)
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 2009 Comic Book Literacy (Documentary)
 2001 A Profile of James O'Barr (Video documentary short)
 1997 A-Z of Horror (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1996 The Anti Gravity Room (TV Series)
- The Fringe III (1996) ... Himself

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Razor, small story in Bone Saw, new comic coming soon

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(regarding the death of Brandon Lee, and his widow, Eliza Hutton): I relived the same pain and anger as before. I wished I had never written the thing, though if I hadn't, I probably wouldn't be here, having been consumed by my very self-destructive behavior. I was fueled by rage and fury for years and years. My soul felt like a hurricane. I was raised in orphanages and foster homes, and I felt, ... See more »


He was further inspired to create 'The Crow' after reading about a couple in Detroit who were murdered for a twenty dollar engagement ring. See more »


Extremely dark and Gothic artwork inspired by Renaisance paintings See more »

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